Famous Deaths on 15th November

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655 - Penda, King of Mercia
1028 - Constantine VIII Byzantine Emperor (b. 960)
1136 - Margrave Leopold III of Austria (b. 1073)
1194 - Margaretha van Elzas, wife of count Boudouin V of Henegouwen, dies
1280 - Albertus Magnus the Great, German leader/bishop Regensburg, dies at 87
1463 - Giovanni Antonio del Balzo Orsini, Prince of Taranto and Constable of Naples
1544 - King Jungjong of Joseon (b. 1506)
1579 - Ferenc Dávid, Hungarian religious reformer (b. 1510)
1628 - Roque Gonzales, Paraguayan missionary (b. 1576)
1629 - Bethlen Gabor, King of Hungary (1620-29), dies at 49
1630 - Johannes Kepler, German astronomer, dies at 58
1634 - Johann Staden, composer, dies at 53
1658 - Jacobus Revius, [Reefsen], theologist/writer/poet, dies at about 72
1670 - Jan Amos Komensky [Comenius], Czech-speaking Moravian teacher, educator and writer, dies at 78
1691 - Albert Cuyp, landscape painter, buried at 71
1706 - Tsangyang Gyatso, 6th Dalai Lama (b. 1683)
1712 - Charles Mohun, 4th Baron Mohun, English politician (b. 1675)
1712 - James Douglas, 4th Duke of Hamilton, Scottish nationalist (b. 1658)
1787 - Christoph W Ritter von Gluck, composer (Iphigénie Tauride), dies at 73
Astronomer Johannes KeplerAstronomer Johannes Kepler (1630) 1788 - Peregrinus Pogl, composer, dies at 77
1795 - Charles-Amédée-Philippe van Loo, French painter (b. 1719)
1812 - Eagle Fokke Simonsz, writer (Year 3000), dies at about 57
1815 - Johann Lukas Schubaur, composer, dies at 65
1819 - Daniel Rutherford, Scottish chemist and physician (b. 1749)
1831 - Vincenc Masek, composer, dies at 76
1832 - Jean Baptiste Say, French economist, dies at 63
1842 - Joseph Rastrelli, composer, dies at 43
1848 - P Rossi, Italian, murdered
1853 - Queen Maria II of Portugal (b. 1819)
1863 - Frederik VII, 1st constitutional king of Denmark (childless), dies
1892 - Thomas Neill Cream, Scottish serial killer, is executed at 42
1897 - John Mercer Langston, US black jurist, dies at 67
1907 - Horatio Richmond Palmer, composer, dies at 73
1908 - Cixi [the old Buddha], empress-widow of China, dies
1908 - Tz'u-hsi (Cixi), empress of China, dies at 73
1910 - Wilhelm Raabe, [Jakob Corvinus], German author, dies at 79
1916 - Henryk Sienkiewicz, Polish author, Nobel laureate (b. 1846)
1918 - Georges Antoine, composer, dies at 26
1919 - Alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913), dies
1919 - Mohammad Farid, an influential Egyptian political figure.
1931 - Cornelis A J van Dishoeck, publisher, dies
1933 - Affie Jarvis, cricketer (11 Tests for Australia, 9 catches), dies
1934 - Anton CR Dreesmann, German/Neth's manufacturer (Devout & D), dies
1938 - George Glover, cricketer (Test for South Africa 1895-96), dies
1944 - Maarten Reuchlin, resistance fighter, executed
1954 - Lionel Barrymore, [Blythe], actor (Dr Kildare, Key Largo), dies at 76
1955 - Lloyd Bacon, director (Fuller Brush Girl, 42nd Street), dies at 65
1958 - Tyrone Power, actor (Mark of Zorro), dies of a heart attack at 44
1959 - Alex Kennedy, cricketer (31 wkts in 5 Tests for England 1922-23), dies
1961 - Douglas Walton, actor (Bad Lands), dies of heart attack at 51
1961 - Elsie Ferguson, American actress (Footlights, Scarlet Pages), dies at 78
1963 - Fritz Reiner, Hung/US conductor (Chicago Symphony Orch), dies at 74
1966 - Dimitrios Tofalos, Greek weightlifter (b. 1877)
1967 - Alice Lake, silent screen actress (Frisco Kid, Wicked), dies at 72
1967 - Michael James Adams, USAF pilot (X-15), dies in X-15 crash at 37
1969 - Roy D'Arcy, actor (Lovers, Actress), dies at 75
1971 - Rudolf Abel, Soviet spy (b. 1903)
1971 - Edie Sedgwick, American actress and model (b. 1943)
1974 - James Morrison, actor (Don't, Black Beauty), dies on his 86th birthday
1975 - Willem Scheps, Dutch journalist, dies at 77
1976 - Jean Gabin, French actor (Quai des Brumes), dies at 72
1978 - Margaret Mead, anthropologist (Thoughts & Female), dies in NY at 76
1980 - Annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), dies at 75
1981 - Enid Markey, actress (Foolish Mothers, Civilization), dies at 85
1982 - Martin De Alzaga, Argentine racing driver (b. 1901)
1983 - John Le Mesurier, British actor (Jabberwocky, Dad's Army), dies at 71
1984 - Baby Fae, who received a baboon's heart, dies at 3 weeks
1985 - Spencer W Kimball, US head of mormon church, dies at 90
1986 - Alexandre Tansman, Polish composer (Dyptique), dies at 89
1988 - Mona Washbourne, actress (Blue Bird, Games), dies at 84
1990 - Bill E Herndon, actor (Rivals), dies at 54
1990 - Alydar, American racehorse (b. 1975)
1993 - Luciano Liggio, Italian mafia leader/painter, dies
1993 - Mouin Shabaita, Palestinian al-Fatah commandant, murdered
1993 - Theo Huizenaar, Dutch boxing trainer (Bep van Klaveren), dies at 93
1994 - Anthony Ward, writer, dies at 57
1994 - James Winston Watts, developer of the Frontal Lobotomy, dies at 90
1994 - Janet Ahlberg, illustrator, dies at 50
1994 - Volodymyr Ivashko, Pres of Ukraine (1990-91), dies
1994 - Elizabeth George Speare, American author (b. 1908)
1995 - Eve Perrick, journalist, dies at 78
1995 - Herbert Delauney Bill Hughes, educationist, dies at 81
1995 - Kristian Lundin, record producer, dies at 22
1996 - Alger Hiss, former alleged spy/lawyer, dies at 92
1997 - Saul Chaplin, director (West Side Story), dies at 85
1997 - William Perrie, prison governor, dies at 79
1998 - Ludvik Danek, Czechoslovak discus thrower (b. 1937)
1998 - Stokely Carmichael, American civil rights activist (b. 1941)
2002 - Myra Hindley, English murderess (b. 1942)
2003 - Speedy West, Country Music Hall of Fame Steel Guitarist (b. 1924)
2003 - Ray Lewis, Canadian athlete (b. 1910)
2003 - Dorothy Loudon, American actress and singer (Annie), dies of cancer at 78
2003 - Laurence Tisch, American businessman (b. 1923)
2004 - Elmer L. Andersen, Governor of Minnesota (b. 1909)
2004 - John Morgan, Canadian comedian (b. 1930)
2005 - Dr. Adrian Rogers, American Southern Baptist Minister and leader (b. 1931)
2005 - Arto Salminen, Finnish writer (b. 1959)
2006 - Ana Carolina Reston, Brazilian model (b. 1985)
2006 - David K. Wyatt, American historian (b. 1937)
2007 - Joe Nuxhall, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1928)
2009 - Patriarch Pavle of Serbia, 44th Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church (b. 1914)
2010 - Ed Kirkpatrick, American baseball player (b. 1944)
2010 - Larry Evans, American chess grandmaster and journalist (b. 1932)

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